Cicero on: Caesar, Sulla, and Obama
During the last months of 44 BC Cicero wrote a long letter to his only son Marcus giving him counsel about how to live a noble life.
Among the subjects he addressed with his son was the importance of generosity. Generosity itself – while a virtue – can retain its good name but be turned into a squalid vice.
Surely this is the most evil [...]
The “Umpire” Throws Out The Final Pitch
In his opening statement before the Senate at his confirmation hearing John Roberts said, “Judges are like umpires. Umpires don’t make the rules; they apply them. The role of an umpire and a judge is critical. They make sure everybody plays by the rules. I will remember that it’s my job to call balls and strikes and not to pitch or bat.”
But that [...]
USA Today – 50% of US Population is Poor or Low Income
This is one of the reasons those of us who who take time to check things out wanted Mr. Obama to fail.
John Kerry, Theologian
Well-known theologian, John Kerry recently told students at Gordon College – a Christian college – that Christians should support Mr. Obama’s health care plan because, “Jesus did not help just the sick who could afford to pay for it.” Well, duh.
Mr. Kerry’s Logical Mistake
I think this blindingly obtuse statement by the oaf from Massachusetts is referred to as a non sequitur. What a [...]
The Divine Rights of President Obama
The United States was founded to limit the power of a central government. The U.S. Constitution is a document of “enumerated” (listed) powers that the federal government can exercise leaving all other powers in the hands of the states or the people themselves.
It was created this way because the people forming it had real life experience with a hegemonic, central governmental power – that [...]
Nationalizing Health Care: The Path to Total Control (part 3)
The health care bill isn’t about improving health care; lowering the cost of health care, or improving delivery of health care.
We All Work for the Government!
In 2008, Americans spent 10 billion hours filling out government forms – federal forms, state forms, local forms, permits…
The Tempter Cometh
The tempter comes and suggests that we can stop global annihilation, or misery, or destitution, or inequality if you will only eat of the tree. The message is seductive, but the fruit is poison.
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